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Now the Dutch Dust Has Settled – Final Round-Up From SAP Ariba Live

Looking back at the SAP Ariba Live event – three weeks ago now - it’s worth pulling together some headlines and overall thoughts that give […]

Spend Matters Names 50 Providers to Know and 50 Providers to Watch for 2018

Our colleagues at Spend Matters US yesterday announced the Spend Matters “50 Providers to Know” and “50 Providers to Watch” for 2018.  You can see […]

Proactis Results – Investors React Badly To Slowing Growth

We missed the announcement of half-year results from procurement software firm Proactis last week, but they are noteworthy enough to come back to now. On […]

SNAP! CRACKLE! POP! The Recipe For SAP Ariba Success (Part 2)

(Yesterday in Part 1, our colleague from Spend Matters US, Michael Lamoureux, told us about SAP Ariba’s new mid-market offering SNAP. But, as he said, […]

SNAP! CRACKLE! POP! The Recipe For SAP Ariba Success Comes in 3 Parts

We are delighted to publish this 'ingenious' post from our colleague Michael Lamoureux on SAP Ariba's latest offering, SNAP, and how Crackle and Pop will […]

SAP Ariba LIVE – Day Two In Amsterdam and Procurement With Purpose

The second day of Sap Ariba LIVE in Amsterdam didn’t start well with a 4-mile coach journey from hotel to conference which took 51 minutes […]

SAP Ariba LIVE – Day One In Amsterdam

Good morning from Amsterdam!  Copenhagen last week, Amsterdam this – but very much a flying visit, in at lunchtime yesterday, out at 7pm tonight, after […]

Catch-Up With Coupa – Acquisitions & Enhancements Increase Capability Further

We were disappointed to miss the Coupa European Executive Symposium in March, but luckily we were able to catch up recently with the EMEA Senior […]

Q1 SolutionMap℠: 40 Procurement Technology Solution Providers, Ranked

Our colleagues in Spend Matters US released today the Q1 2018 SolutionMap, ranking 40 procurement technology providers across nine different solution categories — including an […]

Leeds e-Procurement Firm Science Warehouse Is Acquired By Advanced Business Software

On Friday, Mercia Technologies announced that Science Warehouse (SW), the Leeds-based e-procurement technology firm, has been sold to Berkshire (UK)-based Advanced Business Software and Solutions […]

Procurement And Music Collaboration – Ivalua Event Suggests Links

We mentioned recently the forthcoming Ivalua NOW event in London on March 13th, (you can book for that here, free of charge to practitioners) and explained that […]

Bernhard Raschke of Korn Ferry – Talent in the Digital Supply Chain Age (Part 2)

In Part 1 we featured our interview with Bernhard Raschke, who leads the procurement and supply chain practice in London for top recruiters and talent […]